On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, YCARS was visited by Brad, AE4VJ while we were hunting the 13 Colonies stations. Join him as he sits down with John, NJ4Z, and talks about YCARS, tours the shack, and chats about ham radio!
YCARS will be participating in Field Day again this year.
When: June 22 – June 23, 2019
Where: Westminster Park, 4000 India Hook Rd, Rock Hill, SC
YCARS will be operating 4A, with 2 voice, 1 digital, and 1 CW station. We will also be hosting a Get On The Air (GOTA) station.
If you don’t want to operate, we need people to log, setup/tear-down equipment, put up antennas, etc.
The Field Day Picnic will be Saturday June 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM. The club will provide the Meat and Drinks. We are asking you to bring your favorite Potluck dish and desert. Click on the link below to sign up. In the comments, state specifically what you are bringing. You can sign up for multiple items such as side dish and desert. If we get too many of one item, we will let you know if we need to make an adjustment.
We are looking forward to having a great
picnic and fun 24 hours of operating. Be sure to click on the link to let us
know if you are coming and what you are bringing.
Join us on Thursday, May 2, at the YCARS clubhouse for our monthly hobby/fun night. Socialize. Chat ham radio. Meet other club members. Get on the air. Work a new mode. Get your HT programmed. There’s no set agenda other than hams having fun and hanging out!
Folks will start to arrive around 6pm and we typically hang out until around 8:30.
An Amateur Radio Technician Class will be starting in April, 2019!
When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: York County Amateur Radio Society clubhouse – 2051 Squire Rd, Rock Hill, SC.
It will continue each subsequent Wednesday on April 10, and April 17 with the test being Saturday, April 20th at 9:30 AM.
Cost is FREE except for cost of the book ($24) and the test ($15). You must bring this book to each class: Gordon West Technician Class Manual (2018-22) w/ Bonus Audio CD. It can be picked up at Buy Two Way Radios at 528 S. Cherry Rd., Rock Hill, SC or ordered from Amazon.com.
RSVP by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org so you can reserve a spot and get additional class information.
March’s presentation meeting will be held on Thursday, March 28. Socializing will begin around 6:30pm with the presentation beginning promptly at 7:30pm.
The presentation will be given by Steve Kelly, WB4QNI. The topic is “antennas”.
Steve has many years of experience designing, building, and erecting various types of antennas. In his presentation, Steve hopes to highlight many tips and tricks for construction and erection of antennas that he has developed and learned over the years. This should be a fantastic meeting, for sure! Hope to see as many folks as possible attend.